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Planning Board recommends approval for 56-unit apartment complex in city

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  ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer   Lincolnton’s Planning Board met Tuesday afternoon to discuss a conditional use rezoning request and an amendment to the Lincolnton Unified Development Ordinance. The BTR Communities Group, LLC, is requesting the conditional-use rezoning of 9.77 acres of land from Planned Business to Conditional Use Residential…

Art takes over downtown Lincolnton

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      Artists occupied Lincolnton businesses Friday for the 5th Annual First Federal Savings Bank Art Crawl. The event, which was free of charge, was a collaborative effort between the Arts Council of Lincoln County, the Downtown Development Association of Lincolnton, Inc., the Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce, Lincoln…

Paid internships partner industry with students

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  ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer   For the third consecutive year, manufacturers across Lincoln County are offering paid summer internships to local college students. Selected students would have the chance to focus on projects, problems and processes to encourage work experiences and build their resumes. The program, sponsored by the…

Teen charged with threatening cops on Twitter

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A Lincolnton teen threatened more than once to kill law enforcement officers on a social media website, deputies said. Marcus Daniel Sintoni, 19, of 920 Hunting Avenue, was arrested Feb. 27 by Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) officers in Charlotte and turned over to the…

Rotary readying for 21st annual auction

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  ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer   The Lincoln County Rotary Club is gearing up for its 21st Annual Auction for Education. This year, the auction will be held on April 10-12 at 6 p.m. each night at the James Warren Citizens Center in downtown Lincolnton. For the past 20 years,…

Commissioners to hear rezoning requests

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  ELIZABETH HEFFNER Staff Writer   Lincoln County’s Board of Commissioners will meet tonight to discuss the fate of several zoning requests. At the board’s last meeting, applicant Xiaopei Guo submitted a request to amend a conditional zoning district to permit an 8,160 square-foot retail sales facility with upper-story offices.…

Root, root, root for the home team

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Troopers: Woman hits school bus, blows .35

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  JENNA-LEY HARRISON Staff Writer   A Stanley woman blew more than four times the legal alcohol limit Tuesday afternoon after crashing her vehicle into the back of a Lincoln County school bus, troopers said. The incident happened around 4 p.m. on Old Plank Road at Cabin Lane in Lincolnton,…

Meet the Candidate: Danny Hester

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      MICHAEL GEBELEIN  Managing Editor   Danny Hester dove headfirst into the office of Register of Deeds, with his election in 2010, after a 38-year career as a funeral director. He doesn’t have to take a breather to campaign heavily this year thanks to an unopposed run for…

Egg hatching project gets under way

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